Josh Schneider
Josh Schneider

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Taylor

Height:
6-4

Position:
Free

Birthdate:
01/11/1988


2008-09: Named the UC Male Athlete of the Year ... was an honorable mention all-America selection in the 50 freestyle at the NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championship for the second-straight season ... He qualified for three events at the NCAA meet, and was also selected as a CSCAA First-Team Academic All-American ... Schneider was named the BIG EAST's Most Outstanding Men's Swimmer at the league championship meet in February after winning three individual championships while setting UC and BIG EAST records in each event ... He swam in 22 dual meet races in 2008, winning 15 and placing second seven times.

2007-08: An honorable-mention NCAA all-America honoree in the 50 freestyle ... was the BIG EAST Champion in the 50 freestyle ... set school records in both the 50 and 100 freestyle events ... placed 16th in the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 50 freestyle, narrowly missing a spot in the finals (0.32 seconds).

2006-07: Qualified for three BIG EAST events... finishing ninth in the 100m free, seventh in the 100m fly and second in the 50m free, narrowly falling by .03 of a second... won three events on the year, two against Miami... swam the third leg of the 200m free relay team that finished third in BIG EAST... held fastest-time on team in 100m fly and second fastest times on the team in the 50m and 100m free.

High School: Earned 11 letters at Taylor High School as a member of swim, football, golf and track teams ... won a state title in the 50m free and placed seventh in the 100m free ... owns school track records for 110m hurdles and 300m dash... school-record holder for pass receptions in a season with 46.

Personal: Born on Jan. 11, 1988 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... son of Greg and Sue Schneider ... majoring in business.